The International SeaKeepers Society hosted SeaKeepers Bermuda 2017 to honor the SeaKeeper of the Year, Wendy Schmidt, and the SeaKeepers of Bermuda, Philippe Max Rouja, Judie Clee, Chris Flook, and John Paul Skinne
Miami, Florida – July 3rd 2017 – The International SeaKeepers Society hosted SeaKeepers Bermuda 2017 during the evening of Thursday, June 22nd at the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute (BUEI) and Harbourfront Restaurant in Hamilton, Bermuda. The event honored Wendy Schmidt as the 2017 SeaKeeper of the Year for her outstanding leadership and support of the environment and ocean conservation.
Also recognized as part of the evening’s program were the SeaKeepers of Bermuda: Philippe Max Rouja, Judie Clee, Chris Flook, and John Paul Skinner as a part of the SeaKeepers of the World Program. This effort identifies individuals who demonstrate a commitment to ocean research and conservation in their local communities.
The event’s DISCOVERY Yacht Chair was BWA Yachting and the reception sponsor was Caroline Bay, Bermuda. The evening also highlighted the work of the International SeaKeepers Society in partnership with the yachting community through the DISCOVERY Yachts Program.
SeaKeepers would like to thank our generous event sponsors: Caroline Bay, Insetta Boatworks, MetOcean Telematics, Wendy Benchley, and Isotropic Networks. We would also like to thank our annual sponsor: World Fuel Services | Yacht Solutions. Event media partners are:
Charterworld.com, ECO Magazine, MACO Magazine, MegayachtNews.com, SailBrasil Miami, SEVENSEAS Magazine, SoFlaNights.com, South Florida Luxury Guide, Southern Boating Magazine, SuperYacht Industry, Venü Magazine, and Yachts International.
About The International SeaKeepers Society® The International SeaKeepers Society is a not-for-profit501(c)(3)
organization focusing on the health of the world’s oceans and climate. The International SeaKeepers Society supports marine science and conservation by utilizing yachts as platforms for marine research, educational outreach, and to deploy oceanographic instruments. Our efforts eliminate vessel costs and permit scientists to allocate those funds to maximize research potential.
For more information visit www.seakeepers.org.
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